Water main break floods Main St. on Springfield/Chicopee line

Water is leaking from property next to the Chicopee Women's Jail

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A water main break flooded Main Street in Springfield’s North End near the Chicopee city line Thursday night.

Water started coming up out of the ground near 3601 Main Street just before 8:00 p.m. Thursday. Mud and water covered Main Street in front of a building next to the Chicopee Women’s Jail.

Springfield Firefighters had secured the area, and were allowing cars to drive slowly through. If you were heading towards Springfield, you had no problem, but if you were heading towards Chicopee, you were detoured around.

This break was not in a residential area. No information was released yet on how many people were affected. 22News went to Main Street, and before leaving, it appeared that the repairs were wrapping up around 11:15 p.m. Thursday.

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